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can carpal tunnel cause upper arm pain

A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Kayvanfar
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
NCS, MRI, PE: Nerve conduction study helps diagnose carpal tunnel syndrome. MRI cervical spine helps identify the pinched nerves in the neck. A good medical exa ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Neck problem: CTs can hurt all the way up to the shoulder but not the neck. Think Cervical radiculopathy. What did the pre-operative EMG show?
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Pain and numbness: If amount of nerve compression was severe and that it takes time for the nerve to feel better. It may be that the nerve was irritated by the surgical ... Read More
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Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Neck pain: You may have a pinched nerve in the neck that was mimicking the carpal tunnel syndrome. Alternatively, releasing the median nerve at the wrist may hav ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: by definition the issues of CTS are at the site where the nerves enter through the wrist (carpal) bones. Abnormalities in the further up the arm may h ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. M Felix Freshwater
48 years experience Hand Surgery
No: Carpal tunnel syndrome is a set of symptoms that includes tingling, numbness or pain in the fingers.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Diaz
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No.: Carpal tunnel causes symptoms in your hand and wrist primarily. In some cases the pain may radiate into the forearm, but an inability to move your arm ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
Unanswerable: Whether "ulnar nerve pain, biceps pain & triceps pain" are related to bilateral elbow & wrist pain begs the question. Three diagnoses, widespread arm ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
No: Carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms are confined to the affected wrist and first 3 finger fo the affected side. Cts doesn't cause symptoms proximal to the ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hildreth
43 years experience Hand Surgery
No: Upper arm pain after ct surgery of any type is not normal my be a result of the type of anesthesia ( block) or from the tourniquet place on your arm. ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Pess
Dr. Gary Pess answered
39 years experience Hand Surgery
Recheck: Carpal tunnel syndrome will not cause numbness in the upper arm or leg. You need to be reevaluated.
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